Doris Jean Linnenburger, 89, Ireland

Doris Jean Linnenburger, 89, of Ireland, died Saturday (October 7) at her daughter’s home in Ireland. She was born in Kankakee, Illinois, April, 2, 1928, to George and Roselda (Varboncouer) Tibbie. She married Gilbert Linnenburger in October of 1953. He died in March of 1981.

Doris was a stock organizer for Woolworth’s Department Stores for 33 years. She enjoyed playing bingo and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by three daughters, Sandy Smith, Salt Lake City, Utah, Jackie Clark, Fruita, Colorado, and Susan Hurt and husband Mark, Ireland; 11 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mae Taylor, Hammond; and one sister-in-law, Eileen Tibbie, Homewood, Illinois.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one great-grandson, who died in infancy, her twin sister, Dorothy Schneider, and one brother, Myron Tibbie.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to the wishes of the family. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with burial following in Owensville Cemetery. Father William Traylor and Father Tony Ernst will officiate.

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